“Living up to your commitments is part of business ethics. My word is my bond.” – Isadore Sharp

We all know there are set rules that guide our behaviours. Ethics is an important aspect of societal existence and business ethics has become a critical factor in organizational success and brand building. Business ethics is the written or unwritten codes of principles and values that govern decisions and actions within an organization.

However, the code of ethics differs in every organization and the one major factor responsible for this is the culture of the organization. An individual’s moral reasoning also plays a role in ethical behaviour. It is essential to understand the necessity to follow the ethics and codes in any business.

With the orientation provided in this program you will be able to understand ethical dilemmas and resolve ethical problems more effectively.

Business Ethics - Need Addressed
  • Do you like to know more about ethical behaviour and its nature?
  • Do you wish to understand the factors that influence business ethics and codes?
  • Do you struggle to deal with the ethical dilemmas?
  • Do you wish to differentiate the situations in which there could be some negotiation from those that can’t be compromised?
  • Do you like to know the role of moral reasoning in ethics?
  • Do you wish to gain a perspective of how culture influences business ethics?

If your answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then Business Ethics – The New Success Paradigm is just for you.

Business Ethics - Program Objectives

The primary focus of the training program is to assist leaders understand the importance of ethics in business and the need for communicating the code of ethics to the employees clearly. It provides leaders a never- before learning opportunity to gain a perspective about the common ethical dilemmas and how to better deal with them.

Business Ethics - Program Features

Business Ethics – The New Success Paradigm is an experiential training that uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation, and online follow-up to create a personalized learning experience. Based on best practices the program connects importance of business ethics with overall increase in production and satisfaction.

Pre-Work

1-Day intensive training

Virtual Follow-Up

Business Ethics - Program Outcomes
  • Explain the different factors that influence the code of ethics
  • Discover the role of moral reasoning in ethical behaviour
  • Develop understanding about the various ethical dilemmas
  • Create ways to deal with those dilemmas and take ethical decisions
  • Identify behaviours or situations for possibly employing negotiation
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Business Ethics Session Plan
Session Name Brief Overview
Introduction Participants are introduced to the entire structure of the course and their commitment reaffirmed.
Ethical behavior Knowing about ethics, ethical behavior and business ethics
Code of ethics Learning about the codes, form of legislation within the company binding on its employees, with specific sanctions for violation of the code.
Factors affecting code of ethics Gaining a perspective of the different factors that affect the code of ethics in the organization are dealt with. Culture, Climate of organization, personal values and values imposed by managers and leaders
Ethical dilemmas The basic orientation on various ethical dilemmas that commonly arise in organizations are discussed along with ways to handle them
Negotiation and Compromise Identifying situations where ethics cannot be compromised and where negotiations can be made
Values and Ethics This session would talk about the relation between values and ethics, how collective or individual values and beliefs influence the ethical behavior.
Moral reasoning Understand the concept of moral reasoning and explore its relation to the exhibition of ethical behavior.
Stages of moral reasoning Learn about the different stages of moral reasoning, to better understand how ethical behaviors develop and the reason for difference in adhering to the rules
Case studies/Activity Session on implementing the learning from the session on experiences ethical dilemmas and arriving at solutions
Start Stop Continue Discussion based session to enhance learning

This is the overview of Business Ethics – The New Success Paradigm. The program is customizable based on client requirements. To know more, contact us contact@strengthscape.com